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Bonding Can Make Us Move in Unison, California Institute of Technology Study



12/14/2012 7:06:21 AM

Ever noticed how friends end up walking in synch or how an audience will eventually clap together? Scientists have measured this mysterious “brain-brain synchrony.” Although this type of synchronous body movement has been observed widely, its neurological mechanism and its role in social interactions remain obscure. Researchers found that body-movement synchronization between two participants increases following a short session of cooperative training, suggesting that our ability to synchronize body movements is a measurable indicator of social interaction.

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